Careless driving claims more lives on roads

Participants at the National Road Safety symposium
Participants at the National Road Safety symposium

Careless driving has been cited as a major contributor to road traffic accidents in Botswana and around the world, the Minister of Transport and Communications, Tshenolo Mabelo, said yesterday.

“Careless drivers are still the number one cause of road accidents,” Mabeo said when opening a road safety symposium. “

Other causes of road accidents are animals on the road, vehicle defects, driver fatigue and pedestrian error.

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